Speaker Schedule

Fall 2016 (All services begin at 11:00 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059)

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Date Event
August 14 Dean of the Chapel
11 AM Freshman Orientation Service
Cramton Auditorium
August 21 Rev. Dr. Lewis Anthony
Episcopal Director for Ecumenical Affairs, Mid-Atlantic II Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Pastor, St. Lucille A.M.E. Zion Church
Washington, DC
August 28 Rev. Dr. Dharius Daniels
Founder and Senior Pastor, Kingdom Church
Ewing and Burlington, New Jersey
September 4 Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA
President, Howard University
Washington, DC
September 11 Rev. Dr. Otis B. Moss, III
Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ
Chicago, Illinois
September 18 Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University
Washington, DC
September 25 Rev. Dr. James Forbes
Senior Minister Emeritus, The Riverside Church
New York, New York
October 2 Rev. Dr. E. Dewey Smith
Senior Pastor/Teacher, The House of Hope Greater Travelers Rest
Decatur, Georgia
October 9 Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
U.S. House of Representatives
7th Congressional District, Maryland
October 16 Rev. Dr. Luke Powery
Dean, Duke University Chapel
Associate Professor of Homiletics, Duke Divinity School
Durham, North Carolina
October 23 Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III
Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church
Dallas, Texas
October 30 Rev. William Lamar, IV
Senior Pastor, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church
Washington, DC
November 6 Dr. Tony Campolo
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Eastern University
Founder and President, Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education
Saint Davids, Pennsylvania
November 13 Marian Wright Edelman
Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund
Washington, DC
November 20 Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan
Pastor, St. Paul’s Baptist Church
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
November 27 Thanksgiving Break

December 4 Service of Prayers, Meditations, and Sacred Songs

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Spring 2017 (All services begin at 11:00 a.m. in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059)

Date Event
January 8 Dean of the Chapel
January 15 Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus, Trinity United Church of Christ
Chicago, Illinois
January 22 Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church
New York, New York
President, State University of New York College at Old Westbury
Old Westbury, New York
January 29 Father Michael Louis Pfleger
Pastor, Faith Community of Saint Sabina
Chicago, Illinois
February 5 Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley
Pastor, Alfred Street Baptist Church
Alexandria, Virginia
February 12 The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry
Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church
New York, New York
February 19 Bishop Kenneth Ulmer
Senior Pastor, Faithful Central Bible Church
Los Angeles, California
February 26 Rev. Dr. John W. Kinney
Dean, School of Theology, Virginia Union University
Richmond, Virginia
March 5 Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Presiding Prelate, Tenth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Dallas, Texas
March 12 Spring Break
March 19 Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks
Pastor Emeritus, Metropolitan Baptist Church
Washington, DC
March 26 Dr. Cornel West
Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary
New York, New York
April 2 Rev. Dr. Gina M. Stewart
Senior Pastor, Christ Missionary Baptist Church
Memphis, Tennessee
April 9 Palm Sunday
Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems
Co-Senior Pastor, Ray of Hope Community Church
Vice President of Academic Affairs, American Baptist College
Nashville, Tennessee
April 16 Easter Sunday
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr
Pastor Emeritus, Olivet Institutional Baptist Church
Cleveland, Ohio
7:00am Sunrise Service
Rev. Waltrina Middleton
Associate Dean of the Chapel
April 23 Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Senior Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
New York, New York
April 30 Senior Sunday
May 7 Dean of the Chapel

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